Category : News

In memoriam: Floyd Yoder

December 12, 2017

Floyd Yoder, founder of Yoder’s Building Supply in Fair Play, S.C., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at the age of 70. Lynn Schwarz of BMSA, sent the following message to … Read More

SC Railing rebrands as Trex Commercial Products

December 11, 2017

WINCHESTER, Va.— SC Railing, a manufacturer and supplier of custom architectural railings, has taken on a new name. The company, recently acquired by Trex Company, has been renamed Trex Commercial … Read More

Manufacturers Reserve Supply to carry James Hardie products

IRVINGTON, N.J. — Manufacturers Reserve Supply (MRS), a wholesale building materials distributor servicing New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut has formed a partnership with James Hardie Building Products … Read More

Eastern Metal Supply, Inc. acquires Enduris’ Endeck

December 8, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Eastern Metal Supply (EMS) has acquired Enduris’ Endeck Capped Cellular PVC product lines of deck, dock and fascia boards. EMS will continue to service all of Enduris’ … Read More

NAHB reviews impact of Canadian lumber duties on the U.S. economy in 2018

December 7, 2017

On Nov. 2, the Commerce Department announced its final decision to impose duties averaging 20.83 percent on Canadian softwood lumber shipments into the U.S. The impacts of these duties on … Read More

Weyerhaeuser Distribution adds Homasote 440 SoundBarrier products to four markets

December 6, 2017

Seattle— Weyerhaeuser Distribution has expanded its offering of Homasote 440 SoundBarrier panels to its distribution centers in Denver, Dallas, Houston, and Tacoma, Wash. The company has been distributing the sound-deadening … Read More

Digger Specialties acquires Column & Post Inc.

Digger Specialties, Inc. has purchased the assets of Column & Post Inc. in Fuqua-Varina, N.C.  Column & Post has been manufacturing fiberglass columns for distribution since 2002. Loren “Digger” Graber, … Read More

Kodiak closes ABS deal, announces partnership with private equity firm

December 5, 2017

Denver — Kodiak Building Partners has announced the successful closing of its acquisition of American Builders Supply. In addition, Kodiak and Court Square Capital Partners have announced a partnership to … Read More

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual introduces Cyber Suite liability

December 4, 2017

Philadelphia — Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company, has introduced Cyber Suite liability insurance. This new offering provides five types of coverage to help businesses respond to digital and other cyber-related … Read More

BMD subsidiary acquires Moehl Millwork

December 1, 2017

Galt, Calif. —  Home Factories, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Building Material Distributors, Inc. (BMD), has acquired Moehl Millwork, Inc. Moehl Millwork is a distributor of millwork products with … Read More